Brixton gets cash for walking and cycling infrastructure

We have great news this morning that Lambeth council will get cash to make walking, cycling and living in Brixton better. This should be a big step forward and we look forward to working with the council to help deliver on its successful bid. The Liveable Neighbourhoods money from TfL should mean big improvements to … Continue reading Brixton gets cash for walking and cycling infrastructure

Council elections: demand space for cycling in your area

There are council elections on Thursday 3 May. Remember to vote on the day or to return your postal ballot if you have one.Which candidates do you think will do most to improve cycling safety, enable more people to ride, and take steps to improve air quality?At the last council elections we set out ‘asks’ for … Continue reading Council elections: demand space for cycling in your area

Soft measures not a substitute for a safe and attractive cycling environment

Lambeth Cyclists has run a fact check analysing the cycling related claims made in Lambeth Council’s “Sustainability Update” to the Council's Cabinet on 19 March 2018. The verdictBike hangers help those who do not have space but do not address safety.For there to be any significant growth in cycling, segregated infrastructure is required on the busy … Continue reading Soft measures not a substitute for a safe and attractive cycling environment

Council Elections – we still need space for cycling

Next May's council elections will be here quicker than you might like.With the elections just a few months away it is time to review progress made by your councillors against the 'ward asks' they pledged to support four years ago before being elected. What you can do now: Check out what was demanded in your … Continue reading Council Elections – we still need space for cycling

Why comment on Lambeth’s Local Plan Review

Lambeth council's local plan is coming up for review.30 years ago it wasn't possible to walk or cycle directly along the Lambeth Thameside under Westminster and Vauxhall bridges. In the early 1990s the Lambeth Cyclists got a small change made to the Lambeth Local Plan to show a walking and cycling route along the Thames. … Continue reading Why comment on Lambeth’s Local Plan Review

Timid tackling of rat running in Streatham

Lambeth Council continues its Our Streets 'neighbourhood enhancement programme' and is looking at residential streets in Streatham that suffer rat running. In Streatham Wells, the Our Streets programme hopes to have a positive impact on some of the most used roads in the area. This is your chance to share your thoughts on the proposals. Despite … Continue reading Timid tackling of rat running in Streatham